Bought this at an auction

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by FerrisDiesel, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. henson2043

    henson2043 LawnSite Member
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    Looks like a oversized version of the box on my cub.
     
  2. Ethan51

    Ethan51 LawnSite Member
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    Looks interesting, what kind of power does it have running it?
     
  3. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    looks alot like toro's turf sweeper.
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  4. FerrisDiesel

    FerrisDiesel LawnSite Senior Member
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    That's essentially what it is, just made by Giant Vac. I put a new battery in it today, and after I figured out where the on switch was, it fired right up! It has a 4 cylinder Wisconsin, onl puts out 30 hp but man does it sound cool! Gonna take that small axle out later this week and throw a 3500 lb axle under it, then weld up the hitch.

    I was thinking of just throwing the axle under it without springs? I want to keep it as low to the ground as I can.:weightlifter:
     
  5. FerrisDiesel

    FerrisDiesel LawnSite Senior Member
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    That 1997 chevy went for $150.00 at the auction!!! too bad the frame on it was snapped in half! It had the 6.5 litre diesel in it too, would have mabe a nice plow truck as it sat!
     
  6. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I was thinking the same thing. Sell the motor and scrap it, but good luck.
     
  7. LewisLawn

    LewisLawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    they have one just like that locally on craiglist....thought it would be too heavy for most lawns I take care of once its full and the ground gets wet. but the idea of the truck loader sounds good
     
  8. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    No springs will be rough but they do it on cement mixers etc. hat do you figure it weighs
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  9. Porkins

    Porkins LawnSite Senior Member
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    Cool buy. How do you guys find out about these auctions?
     

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